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Posted 9 Feb 2014 • 162 answers
It's only been day 2 (insurance cancelled) of withdrawal & so far I've been feeling as though when I'm walking to whatever destination, my body arrives but my brain delays its arrival. I feel extremely anxious, nauseous, short-tempered, dizzy, sensitive & confused. I like how ...
Posted 30 May 2012 • 84 answers
I have been treated for depression for over 20yrs and now have severe major depression for last 6 months. I take 150 mg Effexor XR and it doesn't seem to be working. I also have anxiety and panic attacks.
Posted 13 Oct 2013 • 34 answers
I am stressed very easily, nervous, have stomach aches and cry every day. Been on 150 mg for 2 weeks. Felt very blah, almost depressed the first week and a little more nervous the second. I pray that this works for me. The many weeks on Lexapro 20 mg did not help. I love my job of 20 years, but ...
Posted 3 Nov 2004 • 33 answers
I am currently taking 150mg of Effexor XR. If I skip a day or lord forbid 2 days, I have severe symptoms. These range from the body/brain shock sensation, sensitivity to noise, dizzy, mental confusion, speech slurring, changes in body temp and severe agitation. Also have GI issues with nausea, gas, ...
Posted 29 Jun 2011 • 9 answers
Are the side affects terrible? Ive read about feeling achy like you have the flu, having blurred vision and nausea. I just came off of Effexor which I had really bad side affects with and I'm worried about starting a similar drug...
Posted 29 Mar 2011 • 14 answers
I'm thinking about asking for effexor but I'm not sure. I'm trying to find something to help with my mood swings. I feel angry most of the time, I freak-out over the smallest things. Thanks
Posted 28 Sep 2011 • 17 answers
I have problems with major depression as well as anxiety and panic disorder. I take Effexor for the depression, and Neurontin and Klonopin for the anxiety. This worked well for a while but lately my panic attacks occassionally break through even this. My doctor suggested a small dose of Seroquel. ...
Posted 18 Jan 2010 • 40 answers
I have missed mulitple times (seperately) and was wondering how it has affected others as well as how they overcome these effects.
Posted 11 Mar 2018 • 6 answers
Ive been on Effexor for about three weeks and I lost about ten pounds. My question is if people have success stories on this drug? (Either emotional or with weight) And if you did lose weight- did it continue or did it stop after a while? So far I’m less anxious, feel more like myself, but I ...
Posted 12 Oct 2006 • 28 answers
Have been on Effexor or similar medication for 20 yrs. Condition was getting worst, doctor increased medication, finally i have decided to get off the Effexor, doctor had no comment, offered no help. Have been off the Effexor for over 1 month, and suffering various side effects. Would like to find ...
Posted 26 Jun 2014 • 37 answers
I am currently on 150mg of Effexor. Overall I am very happy with my progress but the only problem I have is that I have terrible nightsweats. The sweats are so bad that I have to change my pj's twice a night and put a towel down on my soaking bed. My whole body from my head to my toes sweats, ...
Posted 27 Jan 2014 • 6 answers
I am currently taking Xanax and Risperdal for severe social and general anxiety that keeps me confined to my house most of the time. I am just getting off of BuSpar and starting Effexor XR, 150mg daily tomorrow. A few times a week I like to watch sporting events a have a few drinks, and ...
Posted 30 Dec 2012 • 9 answers
possible side effects? i currently have been without my effexor for about 4 days, would nausea be a side effect... how long does it usually last?
Posted 18 May 2014 • 9 answers
Sorry if this has already been answered..I'm not used to q&a forums really. (Providing a lengthy info) I am a 22 year old female. I was first prescribed venlafaxine a couple months ago for general anxiety and depression. My doctor started me on 37.5 for the first week, told me to double ...
Posted 1 Apr 2011 • 10 answers
I really enjoy my sex life and am starting Effexor in a couple weeks. I read some sexual side effects from this drug and am concerned to exactly what people experience. I know everyone is different. By sharing experiences I will have a pretty good idea what to expect and maybe what to do to deal ...
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